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colonel and fox military analyst, and former cia operative mike baker in new york city. thanks for being with us this evening. the first thing i want to talk about, now that we know there was this cabling on august august 16th, basically saying al qaeda is in the region, we're squared we need more security. we now no the white house situation room was watching real time as this unfolded. i want to look at who was in the white house situation, who would have been able to see what was going on in benghazi. >> you have department of state security office on the phone, to the department of state operations there. that goes directly to the situation room. he had a drone up. ran out of gas. another drone up. you had cia operations guys in benghazi talking, and then guys -- >> so we have audio, visual, and calls at that point in real-time and satellite and the drones, so who is watching. >> this is unfolding before their eyes and as the colonel said, as soon as this balloon goes up, you've got langly, for the cia, state department, the white house situation room. they're all screaming for infor
" steve moore is here with all of the facts. >>> thanks but no thanks. new york city mayor bloomberg tls president obama, not to visit the big apple after the storm. i say thank goodness. but one of my guests says bloomberg is way out of bounds. he is here to disagree with me. even when they say it's not, it is always about money. melissa: first after a two-day hiatus, let's look at market headlines. wall street swung back into gear on the first day of trading since superstorm sandy. stocks were choppy throughout the session. they closed mixed throughout the day. dow closed down 10 points. home depot closed higher on the dow. expected demand of home and construction suppli sent shares up 2%. that makes sense. facebook shares tumbled 4%. a lockup expired on 229 million shares today. another 804 million shares will become unlocked on november 14th. >>> lots of damage to assess. the president just spoke after touring new jersey with governor chris christie today. while super storm sandy continues on its path of destruction the area northeast of pittsburgh is the latest to get hit. leaving c
fox at 3:00 in new york city, the second major storm in a week adding insult to injury in the northeast. new york and new jersey are back in the thick of it again. snow and wind snapped weakened trees and downed power lanes. tens of thousands of people lost power. many only just got it back after hurricane sandy. >> no fuel for the generator. i will try to warm up the has. >> my daughter is three. i bundled her up in blankets and put her between my husband and myself. >>shepard: in new jersey, more than 12" of snow. 5" itch -- 5" fell in central park, a record. breezy point is covered in snow this morning with more hardship in a place where so many lost so were. the nor'easter forced fema to shut down ten mobile disaster recovery centers around new york city and rick is on staten island some some of the snow is melting. >> what is incredible we are a full mile away from the ocean with 12' of water in the neighborhood and huge piles of debris with a lot of heavy sanitation trucks here scooping it up, the city collected 130,000 tons of debris. there is so much more left t
by iran firing on a u.s. drone just days before the presidential election. plus, new york city and long island follow new jersey's footsteps. gas rationing is on the way. >> this is just beyond terrible. it's awful. i'm done. >> shepard: no power. no gas. no heat. and now up to a foot of snow in some places where sandy hit just last week. >> it's insane, okay? i have been 10 days now and now i'm shoveling snow. >> shepard: tonight, the nor'easter pushes a battered region to the brink. plus, nearly two years after the tragic shooting spree in tucson, arizona. [sirens] >> shepard: sentencing day for jared loughner. >> i will never forget seeing one of my dearest colleagues die at my side. a young man i worked closely with every single day. >> shepard: former congresswoman gabriel giffords among those in court to face the man who shot her in the head. tonight, a convicted killer learns his fate. >> and newly released video of a murder suspect attempt to steal a plane. but, first from fox this thursday night. iranian military confrontation in the skies above the persian gulf. the pentagon t
power and water or heat. >> most new-york city schools are preparing to also reopen tomorrow. still major obstacles is the largest school districts. many residents are still without power and some are trying to piece together what is left of their homes. and this gas shortage people are having difficulty * kidding around. this is because of their of their still having-difficulty getting a round. >> this d u i driver critically injured a pedestrian. that story, coming up. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >> santa rosa this man on probation for dui is in custody for 80 w--sanother dui chrisen ballesterso on coffee lane.. >> a livermore teacher is arrested for indecent and the exposure. he was in his car
to the supply crunch. steven schork from the schork report is here with all the answers. >>> new york city is just beginning to recover from the storm but some businesses refused to their doors are making a killing. that is so new york. i will talk to one restaurant owner who hasn't stopped serving three meals a day to many more people he could have ever expected. even when they say it's not it is always about money melissa: first let's take a look at the day's market headlines the bulls coming out strong to kick off november. a series of strong economic reports today helped boost investor optimism. the dow posted its biggest gain since september 13th, closing up 136 points. >>> building supplier masco was one of the biggest winners on the day. its shares rallied nearly 7% fueled by an expected spike in construction demand after superstorm sandy. >>> in after-hours action shares of linkedin are leaping. the professional social network beat third quarter earnings estimates on top and bottom line. linkedin upped full-year revenue guidance. >> one thing we truly need, we need more fuel. so we
in new york city. 2 in washington, d.c. and below freezing in toronto. temperatures will remain quite low. 9 degrees in washington. 8 degrees in new york city. and 4 in toronto. many people are still without electricity. so this is going to cause very critical situation. all right. moving into europe then. severe weather is happening across the baltic states. eastern europe as well as the balkan peninsula. and then on and off showers will continue across the southern half of the peninsula. temperatures looking like this. cooler than average in london. 8 degrees and same in berlin. here's extended forecast. >>> and that's all for this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks very much for joining us.
of jamaica bay. new york city is truly huge in terms of the the number of people who live here and how much land the city covers. this section of the train goes from queens across jamaica bay. the trip over the water is long enough that, i kid you not, pigeons and learned to get on the train and ride it to the other side. the pigeons commute. and where they are going is the rockaways, an atlantic beach peninsula, which is still part of new york city, but it's more than an hour's ride from manhattan and it has sand and waves and lifeguards all at the southern edge of new york city. the rockaways are a funny place. it has a dozen distinct neighborhoods with a lot of housing for the elderly and a lot of housing projects when the city put thousands of families way out there, an hour's ride from the manhattan skyline that everybody e thinks of when they think of new york. half a century ago when the projects went up, the urban planners thought the elderly and poor people didn't need to be near town or near jobs, so they put them way out there in the rockaways. now working poor families making lo
and new york city, we have a bunch of hotels here. a lot of the places are highly populated areas. >> those are popular places to go. new york city is a business travel city so you're going to find a lot of availability when the business travelers leave. you'll find it on the weekends. but it is a high season for travel here in new york city. >> real quick if you want to rent a car, do you have some deals? >> no deals. only woes for you because of the residual sandy. very difficult to rent a car over the thanksgiving week, but you want to go further out to the suburbs, if you live in a city you'll be able to hopefully get yourself some wheels. but it's been a shortage since sandy, unfortunately. i paid $500 out of new york city for a week and i was lucky to get it. >> wow. we'll travel with valerie, safe travels wherever you go. >> thank you. >>> up next, targeting target. why some employees are speaking out about having to work today on thanksgiving day. >>> plus a tough holiday for victims of hurricane sandy. we are going to show you how families in need are getting extra help t
closed. new york city is still rationing gas. four new york city hospitals are still closed or only offering limited services and one o the main train services between new jersey and new york city is still operating with limited service. this video shows the new jersey path station flooding the night of the storm. these stations sustained significant damage. the dow was up nearly 208 points. nasdaq up by more than 2%. the s&p higher, too. the reason, traders are more optimistic the fiscal cliff will be avoided. they think leaders in washington will reach some sort of compromise. we shall see if that optimism is merited. >>> well, twinkies live for another day. the hostess brand agreed to mediation. when hostess said it was closing last week, twitter and the world freaked out and blamed the union, which had been on strike since november 9th. today, a bankruptcy judge said he wanted to company and union to e meet one more time. that meeting is going to take place tomorrow. >>> it's been 473 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. moody's downgraded the country of france. today
? >> what are we learning? gosh, what we learned that sandy did quite a number on new york city, and now the damage estimates are tallied up and new york city's mayor michael bloomberg is asking the federal government for $9.8 billion, with a b, $9.8 billion to help in the recovery. follow me here. that's after starting with the city's total public and private losses which were estimated at $19 billion, and then you break that out, so about $4 billion was covered by private insurers, about $5 billion expected to come from fema and then come up with the $9.8 billion figure which is just part of the $30 billion aid package that new york governor andrew cuomo has requested. what mayor bloomberg has done, brooke, he sent a letter to the members of the new york state congressional delegation asking for this money, saying, new york city will struggle to recover in the long-term unless this money -- this federal funding is given. >> was he being specific as far as where in the city the money needs to go the most? >> yeah, you look at the letter, what bloomberg is essentially saying is that, loo
frustration is the only thing to be found in some stations. 75 percent of gas stations in new york city are empty. as a result the york city mayor michael bloomberg and officials have decided to start rationing gas, rationing gas in new york city. this is unbelievable. we are 11 days after sandy. i cannot believe this is still going on. stay with us. what makes the sleep number store different? you walk into a conventional mattress store, it's really not about you. we have so much technolo in our store to really you can see a little more pressure in the shoulders and in the hips. ... now you can feel what happens as we raise your sleep number setting and allow the bed to contour to your individual shape. oh, wow. that feels really good. at sleep number we've created a collection of innovations dedicated to individualizing your comfort. the sleep number collection, designed around the innovative sleep number bed - a bed with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the exact comfort your body needs. each of your bodies. so whatever you feel like, sleep number's going to provide it
in the northeast, as well. 46 right now in new york city and 56 in cleveland. there was a big talk about a possible nor'easter coming up this week across portions of the northeast. that would have been a big issue but take a look at travel forecast as we head into mid-week, a big travel time of the year, we're expecting nice weather along the eastern half of the country, worldwide sunshine, it looks good as we head through the mid-week. westbound more stormy weather if northern parts of the california and in oregon and washington. >> gregg: in new york for the thanksgiving day parade, looks like a really nice day on thursday. thanks very much. >> heather: what is your favorite part of the parade. >> gregg: i like it all. they are so great. different characters. it will be coming down sixth avenue. >> heather: we can go outside and watch it. >> new questions about business of selling marijuana. entrepreneurs are finding not everyone is on board. >> gregg: and christmas in egypt. a christians in egypt have a new leader. we have a video of the elaborate ceremony. >> heather: and weeks after super stor
includes more than 20,000 residents of public housing in new york city, who in some cases also lack heat and running water. three of new york city's hospitals remain closed after losing power during the storm, and there is no current timetable for their reopening. on thursday, new york governor andrew cuomo said economic damage from the storm could reach $50 billion. >> the first cost estimate that i have seen has suggested the storm will cost the region $50 billion in damage and economic loss. the state of new york, about $33 billion in damage and economic loss. that is a staggering number. >> in the face of an ongoing fuel shortage, new york city mayor michael bloomberg has unveiled a new rationing system for the purchase of gas. on thursday, he said motorists will only be of a purchase gas on alternating days depending on whether their license plate ends in odd or even number. >> only 25% of our gas stations we estimate are open. drivers are still facing long lines, frustrations growing. it now appears there will be shortages for possibly another couple of weeks. the best way we thing
new york city public schools reopened today following the damage from super storm sandy last month. 18 are still closed. gas rationing extented through friday. for many people's whose homes were damaged, insult has been added to injury. senior correspondent eric shawn explains from breezy point new york. >> amid the devastation and destruction that remains three weeks after hurricane sandy, a stinging surprise from the new york city building department. a notice, tacked to the front door, demanding the storm's victims fix their problems under penalty of law. >> the city needs to work with us, not against us. you know, to impose a fine, to threaten violations, i mean just look around. it's obviously people who have never stepped foot here, because if you saw what was going on here, you would haven't the nerve to put that on our door. >> it's called a notice of deficiency. and if there ever was an understatement, this is it. it orders homeowners to repair, and/or replace if possible and obtain all necessary building permits testimonies city says the notices are merely meant to catalog da
and could climb in the weeks ahead. new york city is ending gas rationing that started after sandy. most gas stations in the city are now up and running. >>> iran is accusing the u.s. navy of carrying out illegal and provocative acts in the persian gulf. in letters to the united nations, iran said the navy repeatedly violated its air space. the iranian ambassador claims u.s. jets and drones have flown over the country, disregarding radio warnings. >>> the young pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the taliban may not be going back to pakistan. 15-year-old malala yousufzai, who was shot in the head for speaking out for girls' education, could make britain her permanent home. her father is considering a job at the pakistani consulate. >>> and finally this morning, the white house is getting in the christmas spirit. first lady michelle obama and daughters, malia and sasha, received the christmas tree on friday, which arrived on a horse-drawn charge. it's from a farm in north carolina and will be displayed in the blue room. they have a head start on me. i'm notorious for putti
the studio and your he' seeing a mad dash. >> you better believe it, here in new york city alone, there are nearly 16,000 lotteries and it's hard to walk up and down the streets without seeing people pick up tickets and hit the streets of manhattan during the busiest shopping season of the year to see what hopeful buyers are hoping to scoop up if they win. >> look at that, i've got the winning ticket. thanks. >> so if you win, you're going to take your kids to disney world and do what else? >> i'll probably buy a nice house on the beach southwest. >> and give 10, $20, like $100 bill and win the ticket and win the jackpot. how come you decide today play today. my co-worker mentioned the price how high it is, i decided why not. >> what would you do if you won? >> i'm not quite sure, anything, and everything. >> big bucks, no whammies got my two bucks and hook it up, hook it up. give me the winning ticket here. >> and this is the winning ticket. good luck. >> sorry, guys, probably the last time you're going to see me on camera. or maybe wednesday will be the last time, actually here
900,000 of them are living in new jersey. more than 169,000 are in the dark in new york city. nearly 146,000 are waiting for power on long island new york. as the controversy mountsd over slow moving recovery efforts after super storm sandy, we are learning that janet napolitano is scheduled to travel new york city hard hit staten island tomorrow. she will meet with local and state officials and get a firsthand look at the response that is happening there. president obama will make his first visit to the area on thursday. white house says he will meet with storm victims and first responders. >> gregg: in other news with the election now behind us, thankfully, so many people, washington is getting ready to tackle the fiscal cliff, an economic mandate that could throw the economy into a tail spin unless democrats and republicans stop it all. house speaker john boehner wants a deal on spending cuts. president obama says that is not enough. >> if we're serious about reducing the deficit we have to combine cuts with revenue. >> joining us is jonathan strong. even if tax rates went up on t
it go at that. sigh my colleague from new york -- i see my colleague from new york city has arrived here and i'd like her to pick this issue up and talk about the devastation that occurred in her communities and then we can come back to the infrastructure . thank you very much. it's a good -- thank you for joining us. ms. velazquez: i want to thank you for yielding. mr. speaker, if hurricane sandy taught us anything, it is the importance of infrastructure to new york city and our nation. right now new yorkers are struggling with day to day challenges. many of them without power. in certain parts of the metropolitan area, gasoline shortages continue presenting enormous difficulties. but even as new yorkers worked to rebuild and recover for the short-term, we cannot ignore long-term problems. in many ways the city of new york took a number of prudent steps that reduced damage and sped up recovery time. however, it's painfully clear that more must be done in the future to ensure our nation's infrastructure can withstand assault from mother nature. as governor cuomo said, we have a new reali
to the news live at 5:30 here at 30 rock in new york city. this morning, president obama departs to pennsylvania where he will continue his campaign sales pitch on how to solve the country's fiscal challenges. yesterday treasury secretary tim geithner met with republicans to unveil the white house's budget proposal which includes $1.6 trillion in new tax revenue over ten years as well as $50 billion in additional stimulus spending. with limited details on spending cuts, the gop's reaction, less than encouraging. senator mitch mcconnell reportedly burst into laughter while geithner was in the middle of outlining obama's plan. and house speaker john boehner who described his phone call with the president wednesday night as disappointing was not impressed by the white house proposal. >> no substantive progress has been made in the talks between the white house and the house over the last two weeks. right now all eyes are on the white house. the country doesn't need a victory lap. it needs leadership. it's time for the president and congressional democrats to tell the american people
as well. martha: outrage in new york city as the buildings department hits shell shocked homeowners in one queens community with housing violations if you can believe that. eric shawn joins me in breezy point, queens which has been devastated. what's going on with this? >> reporter: imagine you're home is destroyed or severely damaged and you come home and there is a red sticker on your door that threatens criminal prosecution. it says you are failing to maintain the property and you are in violation of building codes. the stickers from the new york city department of building, the agency said they are meant to try to document the damage. but despite that, folks say they were shocked. >> we have no structure damage. we called the building department back down to see if they will reevaluate the structure. >> they have to rip it apart. my stuff is inside but i can't get it out. i'm stuck. >> reporter: a spokesman says the violations were issues solely to document the damage that occurred and property owners will not face any penalties as a result. some of the property owners set they wish th
in texas in the 70s. 56 in kansas city but in portions of the midwest, 30s and 39 in new york city. high temperatures for tomorrow very cold. minneapolis, 19 tomorrow. bundle up. >> gregg: don't want to be in minneapolis tomorrow. >> death toll in england three people have lost their lives in severe storms. more coming up. >> heather: also ahead, massive gas explosion. why the state fire marshall says human error played a role in the blast. >> nobody hit it big in the powerball drawing and wednesday's jackpot. how much you could potentially win, you'll be sitting on easy street. >> heather: or a beach somewhere. >> plus, charities hoping that americans will extend generosity this holiday season. no ways to give and rope. we'll break those down with you straight ahead. >> every charity is suffering because there is so much need and not enough dollars to go around. >> to be able to help other people because we thought we were hurt bad but other people are hurt bad. so it makes me feel good to help other people. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relie
and information services worldwide. from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: we begin today with the middle east and continue our coverage of the conflict in gaza, hamas has fired close to 1,300 rockets into israel, many of them have been intercept bid the iron dome defense system, the israeli defense force is responding with air strikes on gaza, diplomatic efforts to secure a cease-fire have been unsuccessful so far. secretary of state hillary clinton met with prime minister netanyahu in a joint conflict the united states commitment to the israel is uncompromising. >> we came with a clear message, america's commitment to israel's security is rock solid and unwavering, that is why we believe it is essential to deescalate the situation in gaza. >> rose: the secretary of state travels to cairo tomorrow to take part in further negotiations, joining me now is rashid khalidi, he is the edward site professor of modern arab studies in columbia university, in washington dennis ross is with the washington institute for near east policy and a former u.s. envoy to the middle east
, there has been very little signs of progress. now survivors in one of new york city's hardest hit areas are taking matters into their own hands. anna kooiman joins us from staten island. you're standing in front of a big pile of trash, it looks like, an anna, which is poem he's belongings. >> tons of trash. it might look like rubble to you and me, but it's the lives of people here. crushed behind me where one of six dumping stations here. we have been watching as the debris has been piling up for nearly two weeks. that nor'easter last week did stall some of the progress. but crews really have been making some headway. volunteer groups have filling the gap. they say the federal government has left behind. we've also seen makeshift donation centers popping up throughout the region. volunteers, they have been going door to door, helping residents and checking up on them. they've been sorting donated goods. they've been delivering supplies and even cleaning up. let's hear of the volunteers. >> my neighbors are hurting. how can you stay home and watch tv? >> they've been trying to help peopl
in our new york city newsroom discovery. >> reporter: out of that world is a little bit of an understatement, jenna. scientists are excited about a new finding because it is a new way to think about black holes. we'll talk about exactly what they are in a moment. this is the biggest black hole. researchers say 14 times bigger than any other that has ever been found. think of our sun and multiply that by 17 billion. that is how big this black hole is. the scientists say they were so stunned when they found it they thought they messed up somehow. they took another year to measure using different instruments to make it sure it was right. according to nasa's website, is a place where gravity pulls so much that light can't get in. we can't see them because they're invisible. university of scientists at austin in texas use special telescopes for their work and rely on pictures from the hubble space telescope which was launched in 1990 and is still in orbit. the findings are published in the journal, "nature." if we have any future explorers watching a journey to this black hol
new york city, long island, up towards new england. some snow totals are quite impressive. one of our computer models indicating over six inches in some of these spots. impacts heading into the overnight, rain heavy at times. some will mix along the coastline. we could see freezing rain, sleet. it will be a nasty ride home, a nasty commute ride home. winds up to 65 miles an hour. heavy know in the interior mountains. we'll have to head in the forecast next several hours. it is now casting instead of forecasting. look at eight inches for trenton, new jersey. five inches for new york city. up towards connecticut, 4 1/2 inches. this is one of our computer models did. we could see impressive snow totals for this time of year. winter weather advisories up along the coast battered by hurricane sandy up towards new england. unfortunately this is bad situation. if it was run of i will in northeaster without sandy yeah we could deal with it. we dealt with it with it before. everything is fragile. including people without homes, people without power. temperatures below freezing tonight. that is
. connell: president obama is about to or arrive in new york city, he will be toward the area hardest hit by hurricane sandy and all the pictures for for use throughout the day and when the president arrives, five our energy, the founder is here and questions brought up and reports linking of a product to the number of deaths. the founder of the company gets a chance to respond coming up this hour. you don't want to miss that. let's take a look at the winners today on the s&p 500. >> announcer: you never know when, buthieves can steal your identity and turn your life upside down. >> hi. >> hi. you know, i can save you 15% today if you open up a charge card account with us. >> you just read my mind. >> announcer: just one little piece of information and they can open bogus accounts, stealing your credit, your money and ruining your reputation. that's why you need lifelock to relentlessly protect what matters most... [beeping...] helping stop crooks before your identity is attacked. and now you can have the most comprehensive identity theft protection available today... lifelock ultimate. s
to do business in new york city, yet, i believe, you are handing out a lost stuff to the victims of hurricane sandy, is that correct? >>guest: that is right. that is who we are. that is what makes up walmart. when our communities need us we spring into action and we donated $2 million worth of cash and in kind to victims of hurricane sandy, it was a horrible occurrence but when the governor cuomo and governor christie called we were there as we always are for communities across the country. >>neil: you are a diplomat, and we appreciate you being here, david tovar. middle east violence ranching -- ratcheting up, and oil prices ratcheting up. match that price. that's her "huge savings" face. yeah. don't worry, i get it all the time. [ male announcer ] we guarantee our low prices. even our black friday prices are backed by ad match. the first and only place to go this black friday. walmart. >> oil surging $2 a barrel as the rockets keep flying and air attacks buy israel keep coming. here is the latest. terrorist group hamas says it will not back down unless demands are met. israel i
? >> there will be a owners board meeting here in new york city on wednesday. it is never good federal mediators step away from both sides saying we're done. we can't do anything. the meeting with owners will foretell what potentially could be happening between both sides. lori: i don't mean to be so down on the nhl but who are the stars? think of wayne gretzky, mario lemieux. >> he hasn't played in a while. lori: that's my point, who are the active stars? the league is not doing anything to generate interest in the u.s. why should we care is they're having labor troubles. >> my former employer doesn't have rights to the nhl, if they better or worse controls a lot of sports conversation. when espn is not paying attention to the nhl --. lori: because they didn't want to pay for the nhl. >> they made a business decision that is not worth it to us. when they're not having regular conversations with highlights or roundtables shows dethe voted to the nhl, the national conversation is not happening. that is very bad thing. lori: ripple effect for economy. hotel industry in buffalo particularly losing $2 million
their town, a fury of fire and flood. new york city fire department assistant chief bob mains walked us through what is left on just this street, beach 130. >> this is a firefighter's home. >> reporter: dozens of homes were destroyed, but there were just as many heroes. among them the very humble ron cassar of engine 265 he dove under the rising water to find a hydrant and attach a hose. don't you feel as though maybe you did something extraordinary? >> nothing more than the other members of my -- company would do. across town, tommy in queens was working when they got a call, people trapped >> the water was this high, coming up to the top of the windshield. >> reporter: when they got there, there was not just water but a wall of fire. a river of water between them, he had to swim and then climb a building to get to those trapped >> one woman was pregnant, there were a minimum of six children. >> is there a possibility of getting a tower? amid the rains and fire, he brought people through the roof tops through an open window and out on to a rescue boat. >> this was not anything i have e
of climate change than you're opponent. i assume you'll see people in new york city tomorrow that are suffering from hurricane sandy. many people are saying that is further proof of how a warming globe is changing our weather. what do you plan to do in a second term to tackle climate change? do you think the political will exists in washington to pass legislation that could include a tax on carbon? >> you know, as you know, mark, we can't attribute any particular weather event to climate change. what we do know is the temperature around globe is increasing. faster than was predicted even ten years ago. the arctic icecap is melting. faster than was predicted even five years ago. we do know that there have been extraordinarily -- there have been an extraordinarily large number of severe weather events here in north america but also around the globe. and i am a firm believer that climate change is real. that it is impacted by human behavior and carbon emissions. as a consequence, i think we have an obligation to future generations to do something about it. in my first term, we d
will get down to 4 degrees on your black friday. meanwhile, new york city, 13 on thursday. but we'll be cooling down to 7 degrees on saturday. that's it for me now. here's your extended forecast. >>> and that concludes this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. do stay with us. we'll be back with more of your updates at the top of the hour.
in far rockaway in queens, new york city. so, anna, how are they celebrating thanksgiving in that community? >> reporter: well, heather, the same way they do every year. this is the 19th year that rock and wrap it up has been here at the first congregational church here in queens, new york, but it looks very different this year. in fact, superstorm sandy even devastated this church. their basement was flooded out x they're running this meal operation with no power, so it's a little chilly for folks as well. their going to be serving about a thousand meals today, normally it's about 600. and the new york giants are underwriting this today. the outreach, they say, is not just about the food, it's also therapeutic for sandy victims to talk to one another and the volunteers. >> they leave here, they've had their bellies full, but they've also been able to share experiences and people are here to listen. >> reporter: and, health e the church also has a supply station that we're told has been serving between 70 and 100 people a day since election day. heather: anna, are a lot of
has visited several areas of new york city, the ones hit worst by superstorm sandy. president promised to continue federal support for the victims. he said the hardest-hit areas would need a long-term recovery time. gordon 100 people were killed by the storm which hit the east coast of america two weeks ago. the spanish government has approved measures to help people facing evictions from their homes. the victims will be suspended for two years -- evictions will be suspended for two years our people cannot pay their debts. it's a growing problem in spain. this is gmt from bbc world news. at i am david eades. the sound of a large explosion was heard in tel aviv and sirens sounded as hamas continues firing rockets from gaza into israel. a core tenet has acquitted of desecration former generals of war crimes and crimes against humanity during the balkan conflicts in the 1990's. that's where we will stay for the moment. the acquittal of those two former generals. they had been convicted of war crimes and now they have been told they can go free. this is the reaction from their supporters i
's the plan for rationing? >> reporter: well, i'll tell you. new york city is finally taking a very good idea, good lead from governor christie here in new jersey, because new york city today is starting its own gas rationing, just like new jersey has been doing for the past week. so that is meant to help to try to alleviate the very long lines that continue to be seen time and again throughout new york city and all the burroughs as people are lining up to find gas stations that, a, have power enough to even pump the gas once they get it. new york is starting to use the same system they have in new jersey, the odd/even plan according to your license tag as to when you can gas up. again here in new jersey, they've been doing this for the past week. and as we have been driving around the last several days, we have not seen any gasoline lines, or very short ones anyway. governor christie at a news conference said he has discovered the same thing, so much so that he might decide to lighten up the rationing or get rid of it. here is what he had to say about it. >> there's order. there's easy acces
it at the critical times. it starts with a rain and snow mix in d.c. and in philly and new york city. but by 5:00 a.m. on thursday, here's what we're looking at. right around coastal areas, we're hoping for a changeover to rain here. that means it will knock down the snow totals. you won't be able to measure this as a big snow event on the coast. but inland areas will continue to pile up with the snow. watch that low continue to pull away, and know that this is a mixture of snow and rain, right along the coast. all snow inland and a little coastal surf along the shoreline. it's tough enough to ride out a nor'easter in areas like the far rockaways when you have everything you need. but without homes and without clothes and without food, it's very difficult. and ginger zee is there. good morning, ginger. >> good morning, sam. it's already cold and windy. it's uncomfortable at this point. but once the storm comes, the coastal surge, up to four feet, will just be a little lemon juice in the cut that they have. and on top of it, you have the rain and snow mix. this is what i'm most concerned about. we'l
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